2017 Georgina Hope Foundation Australian Age Swimming Championships


Brisbane Aquatic Centre, Brisbane, QLD


16 April 2017 to

23 April 2017

Start Times

SUN 16/THURS 20: HEATS 9am, FINALS 6pm; FRI 21: HEATS 9am, FINALS 4pm; SAT 22 & SUN 23: HEATS 10am, FINALS 4pm

The 2017 Georgina Hope Foundation Australian Age Swimming Championships will be held at the Sleeman Sports Complex, Brisbane, Queensland from Sunday 16 to Sunday 23 April 2017.
Entries will open mid December and close on Sunday 2 April 2017. The 90 day rule is 3 January 2017.

*Dates updated 19 May 2016. 

Program of Events

Qualifying Times



Brisbane Aquatic Centre
1763 Old Cleveland Rd, Chandler QLD 4155.


Entries are now closed. Please see the Final Start list below.



Accreditation passes provide approved personnel with access to the pool pre-meet training and all competition sessions. 
Swimming Australia will not be implementing photos on accreditation passes for this event. All entrants and purchasers of club packages will be provided with a personalised accreditation pass when they present to the accreditation desk prior to entering the venue.
Accreditation must be carried at all times during the event to allow approved personnel to access areas of the venue.

Club Staff Packs

Club Staff Pack List as at 7am 4 April 2017
Please email events@swimming.org.au if you have any queries or issues with the above list.

Club Staff Applications are now closed. If you still require a pass the cost of a late pass is $170 for coaches and team managers and $100 for support staff (physios, massage and other practicing professionals) You can apply here:


Club Staff Pack applications must be lodged using the Swimming Australia online application form which is now open.
Coach, support staff and manager passes will only be issued to those persons listed on the online application form and accompanied by a fee as listed in the application form. A list of all personnel who have successfully applied for a club staff pack will be provided on the event webpage one week prior to the application closing date.

It is the responsibility of the Club to ensure any applicant stating affiliation to their club is in fact an approved representative with the requisite background checks in place by checking the above mentioned list.
It is the responsibility of the club secretary to ensure that club staff packs for coaches, team managers and support staff are lodged online prior to applications closing. Please check the list mentioned above to ensure your club has purchased all of their required club packages.
Club packages requested after the close of entries are subject to approval by Swimming Australia and will be charged at a cost of $170.00 each.


Swimming Australia will be delivering Athlete Evaluation (classification) for athletes with a physical impairment entered into the 2017 Georgina Hope Foundation Australian Age Championships.

Athletes with Sport Class Status of Review with review date of 2017 or earlier, or who have no review date, are required to attend classification prior to competition. Athletes can check their classification details in the National Swimming Classification Master List.
Athletes scheduled for classification will be required to attend athlete evaluation on the dates below.
Brisbane Aquatic Centre at the Sleeman Sports Complex, Brisbane
Athlete evaluations: 20 – 21 April
Observation in competition: 21 - 23 April
Athletes who require classification are asked to register by completing the form here https://form.jotform.co/70607528498871
Please note: Athletes are asked to provide medical evidence when they register. Due to schedule limitations Swimming Australia cannot guarantee every athlete will be scheduled. Following registration further information and appointment confirmation will be provided. Check the Meet Information Book for further details about classification requirements for this meet.
Classification enquiries may be emailed to classification@swimming.org.au

ASADA Information

Swimming Australia strongly encourages all athleres and support personnel to ensure that you maintain ample knowledge about the sample collection process and your rights and responsibilities in relation to testing.  For more information please visit:

ASADA website
ASADA eLearning website

ASADA ELearning is a free and easy-to-use online education tool developed by ASADA.
More than 10,000 people from across the sporting community have accessed a variety of learning options offered by ASADA eLearning.
It provides everyone with the opportuniyu to learn about the key areas of anti-doping such as prohibited substances and methods, therapeytic use exemptions, doping control and whereabouts.
By completing the course people will build personal awareness of their anti-doping obligations as athletes or support personal.
The course is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week (a high-speed internet connection is recommended).


Be part of #OurTeam by becoming a volunteer at the 2017 Hancock Prospecting Australian Swimming Championships in Brisbane.

With 5 days of swimming, the event is jam packed with action in and out of the pool. We’ve got some exciting roles on offer and lots of rewards for being part of #OurTeam. You’ll gain new skills and practice old ones, meet new people and make industry contacts, be part of a fast-paced and energetic environment and, most importantly, have fun!

As a thank you, we’ll give you a Swimming Australia gift and a formal reference at the end of the event, as well as an invitation to our thank you lunch at the end of the event.


We’ve got heaps of opportunities. Click on the link under the titles below to find your perfect role.

To register for a role, fill out our application form by midnight on Sunday 19th March 2017. We’ll be in touch with you the week after.

For all of our roles, you’ll need to hold a current Working with Children Check or Police Check and be a minimum 16 years of age.

Team leader roles
Event roles
Marketing and media roles
Community roles
Sponsorship roles

To view the position desciptions CLICK HERE


2017 Hancock Prospecting Australian Swimming Championships
We’ll need volunteers every day between Sunday 9th and Thursday 13th April. We also need a few helping hands between Friday 7th and Saturday 8th April to assist with set up and the pre-meet for athletes.
Morning sessions take place between 9am and 1:30pm.  Evening sessions take place between 5pm and 11pm.
Every volunteer will need to be available for a briefing session on Wednesday 5th April (evening).


2017 Georgina Hope Foundation Australian Age Swimming Championships
We’re also looking for volunteers for our upcoming 2017 Georgina Hope Foundation Australian Age Swimming Championships, which are taking place between Friday 14th and Sunday 23rd April.
Morning sessions take place between 7am and 12pm.  Evening sessions take place between 4pm and 8:30pm.
Every volunteer will need to be available for a briefing session on Friday 14th April (evening).  Unless you have already volunteered for Champs, the preceding event.


Both events are taking place at the Brisbane Aquatic Centre, Sleeman Sports Complex, Chandler.


As a volunteer you will get:
  • an exclusive event shirt
  • event access for your shift day
  • car parking for your shift day
  • a meal and water during each shift

As an added bonus, for our volunteers, throughout the events we will be giving extra ticket giveaways!

Also, as mentioned above, as a thank you we’ll give you a Swimming Australia gift and a formal reference at the end of the event, as well as an invitation to our thank you lunch at the end of the event.


Want to be part of #OurTeam? Check out the positions above and apply to become a volunteer here!

If you’re not able to take part at this event, then register your interest here and we’ll be in touch with more opportunities.


Want to find out more about Champs? Click here.
Want to find out more about Age Champs? Click here.

If you have any questions please email: events@swimming.org.au

For general event enquiries contact: events@swimming.org.au
For qualifying times and entries enquiries contact: liz.avery@swimming.org.au 

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